Category - uk

  • May 23, 2009

    A new opinon survey commissioned by the thinktank Ekklesia, and conducted by ComRes, suggests that 78% of the public believe that independent candidates should stand for election where MPs have behaved ‘unethically’.

  • May 1, 2009

    Organisations working for a reversal of the tide of violence in the Middle East welcomed the end of the six-year British military mission in Iraq yesterday, and called for continued investment in development, peacebuilding and change.

  • September 11, 2008

    The majority of the British public want the UK’s political parties to set out how they will end poverty in the country, a new YouGov opinion survey for the freshly-launched Get Fair campaign reveals today.

  • September 10, 2008

    A new alliance of religious and secular groups committed to cooperation to "make poverty history in the UK" is to be launched on Thursday 11 September 2008, with involvement from major churches and Christian agencies.

  • May 14, 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and the Anglican Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, welcomed leaders from business, government and civil society to Lambeth Palace yesterday for a Climate Change round table.

  • May 8, 2008

    Teams from Disasters Emergency Committee member agencies, along with flights of emergency relief items, are now reaching those affected by Cyclone Nargis. DEC is calling for urgent donations to the DEC Myanmar (Burma) Cyclone Appeal.

  • March 25, 2008

    OurKingdom, a project of the online magazine OpenDemocracy, is hosting what it believes to be a unique online deliberation on how the potential of the internet can be integrated into a national political process.

  • March 3, 2008

    People of all faiths and of none will be involved in a new Government-backed global volunteering scheme for 18 to 25-year-olds announced on 2 March 2008 by UK International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander.

  • February 29, 2008

    Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Tether has secured a House of Commons debate on the impact of the proposed National DNA Database, which takes place today. It has been welcomed by human rights, mental health and church groups.

  • February 27, 2008

    Doyen US religion commentator Martin Marty gives an American perspective on the argument about civil and religious law sparked by Rowan Williams.